New York Times, Tuesday, January 9, 1990

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nude : BARE
5. Sudden, violent effort : SPASM
10. Grow tiresome : PALL
14. Soon : ANON
15. Spaghetti, e.g. : PASTA
16. Margarine : OLEO
17. Asterisk : STAR
18. Aquatic animal : OTTER
19. Tidy : NEAT
20. British P.M.: 1955-57 : SIRANTHONYEDEN
23. Neon or argon : GAS
24. Canonized woman in Fr. : STE
25. Bundled cotton : BALED
28. Lamb's cry : MAA
31. Some examinations : ORALS
35. ___ Wallach, actor from Brooklyn : ELI
36. Hanging piece of frozen water : ICICLE
39. Exude : EMIT
40. Noted English navigator : SIRFRANCISDRAKE
43. Avocado's shape : OVAL
44. Scold : BERATE
45. D.C. bigwig : SEN
46. High plateaus : MESAS
48. German article : DAS
49. Lariat : LASSO
51. Obtain : GET
53. For each : PER
54. Author of "Ivanhoe" : SIRWALTERSCOTT
62. Facts : DATA
63. Hire : LEASE
64. One who mimics : APER
65. Solemn assent : AMEN
66. Emulates Maxwell Perkins : EDITS
67. Valley : DALE
68. Saucy : PERT
69. Auctions : SALES
70. She, in Sèvres : ELLE
1. Food fish : BASS
2. Oppositionist : ANTI
3. Sound at Shea : ROAR
4. Madden : ENRAGE
5. Detects : SPOTS
6. Trail : PATH
7. Concerning : ASTO
8. British carbine : STEN
9. Astor and Martin : MARYS
10. One who deliberates : PONDERER
11. Helm position : ALEE
12. Far from plump : LEAN
13. Realty unit : LOT
21. Opposite of zenith : NADIR
22. W W II area : ETO
25. Broom made of twigs : BESOM
26. Existing : ALIVE
27. Turkey's monetary units : LIRAS
28. Dug for coal, e.g. : MINED
29. Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
30. Assumed name : ALIAS
32. Accumulate : AMASS
33. Enjoys : LIKES
34. To whom an exec dictates : STENO
37. Tractor operator's compartment : CAB
38. Superlative ending : EST
41. Glaringly bad : FLAGRANT
42. Erases : DELES
47. Stitch : SEW
50. Covered passageway : ARCADE
52. Supplementary jury group : TALES
53. Squeeze : PRESS
54. Identical : SAME
55. Roman road : ITER
56. Helen of Troy's mother : LEDA
57. Kite part : TAIL
58. Italian noble family : ESTE
59. Iridescent gem : OPAL
60. Legendary Swiss hero : TELL
61. Dryad's home : TREE
62. Drop bait lightly : DAP

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